A Fun Project For The New Year…

by Leo on December 26, 2015


As we get closer to the new year, I’ve decided to try something new every month in 2016 and I invite you to do the same.

I’m calling these “30 day experiments” even though some months are longer or shorter than 30 days.

I will also have one year-long experiment.

The year-long experiment is business related…I’ll be sending a piece of “snail mail” every day…in my case it will be “lumpy” mail meaning there will be something included in the package which makes it lumpy… a pen is an example of something in an envelope which makes it lumpy.

Pens are too boring for me…I prefer to send things like Easy Buttons and real, live working cell phones in my lumpy mail.

If you are in any sort of business, you should folllow along and get some good ideas!


As for the monthly experiments I have several in mind for 2016…

I want to learn a Polish word or phrase each day for a month so I can find out what my sister-in-law is saying about me!  :)

I want to give vegetarianism a try for a month…my 14 year old nephew has been a self-imposed vegetarian since he was at least 5 so I figure I can try it for a month.

I want to cut out carbs.

I want to get up at 5AM every day.

I might give cold showers a try….MIGHT.

Some of these will require planning…

I won’t do the 5 am wake up in the dead of winter when it’s cold…July seems like a good month for that.

Don’t want to miss out on burgers and hot dogs during summer parties so being a vegetarian when it’s cold out makes sense.

Cut out carbs? Not during a month with a family birthday party so March is looking good for that.

For January 2016, I have decided to learn a Polish word or phrase each day.

Życz mi szczęścia!

If you want to join in the experimenting fun, LIKE the Facebook page I started and keep us posted on what you’re doing and how it’s going.



Want more coming in? Send out more!

by Leo on December 10, 2015


I heard a great concept the other day…

“If you want more coming in… you’ve got to increase what’s going out.”

One author I’ve read calls it sending out “ships”.

Remember that saying… “my ship has come in?”

That’s what merchants/investors of olde would say when the empty ship they sent out came back filled with treasure.

In the case of money, if you want more coming in and you have a job, you’d have to put out more resumes.

If you’re a window washer you’ve got to put out more flyers.

If you’re a Mary Kay lady you’ve got to put out more samples.

You’ve seen those people in grocery stores handing out samples of meats or cheeses or whatever?

That’s because the manufacturers know the more samples they put out, the more sales they’ll make.

So, the question for you is…if you want more money coming in, what can you put out?

What skills do you have?

What services can you offer?

How do you get the word out about that inexpensively?

Craigslist is an option in the US.

If you want to sell your stuff around the house, Facebook has local groups for just that purpose.

Search FB for “your town garage sale or yard sale”

If you make crafts by hand Amazon will now sell your stuff for you.

Things  happen because of CONSISTENT action.

Start sending out your “ships” today!


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